8/9/19: Friday Media Roundtable; Money For Norman Studios

Aug 9, 2019

Friday on First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross, our panel of journalists on the Media Roundtable looked at the top stories of the week.

Including:

Our panelists were:  

Historic Norman Studios in Arlington
Credit Norman Studios

City Funds May Help Historic Norman Studios

It’s the only remaining piece of this city’s past as a moviemaking mecca.

Jacksonville’s historic Norman Studios began more than 100 years ago producing silent films for black audiences.

Now, a new budget proposal would set aside city funding to help it open to the public as a museum.

Rita Reagan of Norman Studios, and board member David Williams talk about the plans.